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Compass Family History

Compass Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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577 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
650 Military Records
168 Immigration Records
523 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Compass Families

  • Number of Compass families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Compass last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Compass census records

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Compass Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Compass

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Compass Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Compass census records

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Compass Civil War Service Records

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